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Federal Indictments In Bank Fraud

We are learning more information about the alleged bank fraud at the Wilkes Barre Employee's Federal Credit Union. Five people were indicted including a current Wilkes Barre police officer and the former Wilkes Barre tow contractor for the city. Investigators say that this was an elaborate scheme to obtain loans with false collateral and stolen identities. More>>

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Historic Building Damaged By Fire

Firefighters rushed to a fire at a historic building in Monroe County. Smoke and flames forced dozens of people to evacuate the Holland Thread Mill building on lower Main Street in Stroudsburg. The building is more than 100 years old and is home to businesses, community services offices, and apartments. Officials have still not determined the cause of the fire. More>>

Lake Disappearing

A lake in the Poconos is disappearing. Residents of Lake Harmony in Carbon County say that storm water runoff is filling in the glacial lake. If the sedimentation continues at its current rate, it is estimated that Lake Harmony will turn into a swamp by 2038. Residents say that Kidder Township has known about the problem since 1985. They say years ago the lake at its deepest was around 40 feet, and now it's around 18 feet. More>>

Girl Hit By Train

A young girl was flown to the hospital after being hit by a train in Schuylkill County. A pair of shoes and some papers was all that was left at the scene near West Railroad Street in Mahanoy City where the 13 year old girl was run over by a freight train and lost part of her leg. The train was being operated by Reading and Northern. More>>

Teens Charged In Rock Throwing In Court

One of the teens who police say threw rocks off an overpass onto an interstate in Union County testified against his friends in court. Four teens are accused in a crime where a rock was thrown from an overpass onto a moving car, seriously injuring one of the passengers. The teen testified that night the teens stole some things, drove through a corn field, smashed a window, and decided to throw rocks. More>>

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